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Afghan Star

After 30 years of war and Taliban rule, pop Idol has come to Afghanistan. Millions are watching the TV series ‘Afghan Star’ and voting for their favorite singers by mobile phone. For many this is their first encounter with democracy. This timely film follows the dramatic stories of four contestants as they risk all to become the nation's favorite singer. But will they attain the freedom they hope for in this vulnerable and traditional nation?

Watch the trailer of Afghan Star - The Documentary...

Sundance Film Festival - World Cinema Audience Award: Documentary

Sundance Film Festival - World Cinema Directing Award: Documentary

"Everyone should see this film" Time Out Magazine
"Gripping" The Mail
"Fascinating" The independent

Made possible with development funding from World View. 
And production funding from More4 and the Channel 4 Britdoc foundation 


DVD release on 30th March:


Afghan Star is now available on DVD in the UK. 

Afghan Star the Film and Soundtrack is also available to download from Itunes